Tuesday, 2 March 1965
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
For Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles, in the room of Commander Charles Edward McArthur Donaldson, V.R.D., deceased.—[Mr. Whitelaw.]
asked the Minister of Technology if he will consider the transfer of the peaceful functions of the Atomic Energy Authority to a separate board.
asked the Minister of Technology what progress his Department has made in its proposed sponsorship of four key industries, announced towards the end of 1964; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Minister of Technology what is his policy on the industrial application of those technological advances derived from research into and development of nuclear weapons.
asked the Minister of Technology what action he intends taking to improve the performance of the machine tool industry.
asked the Minister of Technology whether he will visit the United States Navy at Holy Loch to discuss with them the technological benefits from the operation of nuclear-powered submarines and the...
asked the Minister of Technology what progress has been made by the Atomic Energy Authority in the development of a nuclear reactor for marine purposes; if spectral shift is still incorporated in...
asked the Minister of Technology how he proposes to mobilise the resources of technology into a national plan; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Minister of Technology by what methods he intends to sponsor technological advance in the computer industry.
asked the Minister of Technology when he intends to pay a personal visit to the Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Aldermaston; whether he is satisfied with the progress of research at that...
asked the Minister of Technology what measures he is taking to encourage scientists and technologists to remain in British industry.
asked the Minister of Technology how much was spent during the last full year on Government development contracts in the electronics industry; how much of this sum was spent with wholly owned...
asked the Prime Minister what is the Government's policy with regard to Ministers retaining positions as officers in trade unions.
asked the Prime Minister how many official lunches he has given at 10, Downing Street, for the furtherance of Government business, since he took office.
asked the Prime Minister what further approaches he intends to make to the representatives of private industry to secure their cooperation in the solution of the nation's difficulties.
On a point of order. I tried to catch your eye, Mr. Speaker, earlier on a point of order of which I gave you notice concerning the OFFICIAL REPORT of yesterday when I asked a supplementary...
Order for Second Reading read.
Not amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.
This Act shall come into force on such date as the Minister may by order contained in a statutory instrument appoint, but no such order shall be made unless a draft of the order has been laid...
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